Raspberry Pi 3 NAS Media Server Giveaway October 2016

The last HTPC Guides giveaway was a Banana Pi from Lemaker which Brandon won. This time around the Media Server Giveaway is a Raspberry Pi 3 for the lucky winner sponsored by element14.

The winner will receive the Raspberry Pi 3, a case, SD card with Minibian Jessie containing the HTPC Guides Media Server Installer and a 5V 2A power adapter. You will have … I'm curious

Compile Latest OpenVPN from Source on Debian 8

openvpn-logo-squareIf you are using Debian 8, Minibian, Raspbian, or similar distribution based on Debian, then you normally you install OpenVPN from the Debian repository. This is unfortunately usually outdated, many versions behind the latest release.

If there is a service where you should always use the most up to date version, then OpenVPN certainly is. Not necessarily because of new features, but because of the … I'm curious

Configure Transmission for VPN Split Tunneling Ubuntu 16.04 + Debian 8

transmission-bittorrentThe next guide in the VPN Split Tunnel sequence is the Install Transmission BitTorrent Client for VPN Split Tunneling on Ubuntu 16.04 and Debian 8, Minibian and Raspbian Jessie (on Raspberry Pi).

It is highly recommended to run your BitTorrent client over VPN to protect your online privacy, and one of the best ways to do this is by using VPN Split Tunnel where only … I'm curious

Configure PlexRequests.net Reverse Proxy nginx Linux

Configure PlexRequests.net Reverse Proxy nginx Linux to conveniently access your Plex request lists on your home media server or NAS. When you are away from home then you can log in to your server and see the CouchPotato web interface. For ultimate convenience with your reverse proxy for people with dynamic IP addresses, use a free dynamic DNS service like AfraidDNS (guide for automatingI'm curious

Force Torrent Traffic through VPN Split Tunnel Debian 8 + Ubuntu 16.04

openvpn-logo-squareWe have showed you how to configure VPN Split Tunnel on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS, now we bring you the next sequence in the split tunnel guides: the VPN Split Tunnel guide for systemd systems like Debian 8 and Ubuntu 16.04. In this guide we will show you how to configure Split Tunnel on Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS, Debian 8, Minibian and Raspbian … I'm curious

Configure Deluge ThinClient on Ubuntu + Windows

Deluge_iconDeluge is a great BitTorrent client thanks to its very powerful options and wide array of plugins. A nice feature of Deluge is that besides the excellent Web UI, you can control the Deluge daemon running on your home server using Deluge’s UI. Think of it like this: you configure Deluge daemon on your home server by following our guide Install Deluge on Ubuntu Server I'm curious

Secure nginx Reverse Proxy with Let’s Encrypt on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

nginx-squareNginx is one of the most popular web servers around. It is already the web server of choice for millions of people and companies around the world. Here at HTPC Guides we are mostly interested in its excellent reverse proxy capabilities that we use for BitTorrent clients like Deluge and Transmission, and automation tools like Sonarr, CouchPotato and SickRage. It also works … I'm curious